Erik Macoszek

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Dutch toilet startup built a smart urinal that serves ads while you pee

We’re not taking the piss on this one. Forward-thinking Dutch toilet startup, Mr.Friendly, has found a way to pester you with intrusive advertising even when you’re taking a leak.<p>The quirky company has designed a smart urinal that fills your sight with crappy ads while you’re emptying your tank. …

Unique Selling Proposition

These 3D-printed objects don't need batteries to connect to Wi-Fi

One of the big tradeoffs that comes with the convenience of having smart devices run your home is the hassle of keeping them powered, either with batteries or by plugging them into the wall. But a new project devised by researchers at the University of Washington could one day help guide the …

Samsung's graphene batteries could charge your phone in 12 minutes

While persistent efforts in phone design and software optimization have got us to the point where our handsets can now last a day on a single charge, there’s work to be done yet if we’re heading for a future rife with VR and AR apps.<p>To that end, Samsung says it’s inching closer to making better …

Opinion: How iPhone naming should change in 2018 (and why it’s a marketing challenge)

Now that Apple has released the iPhone X, there are currently eight different iPhone models in the lineup. These include the SE, 6s and 6s Plus, 7 and 7 Plus, 8 and 8 Plus, and now the iPhone X. How does Apple intend to make sense of this if there are another three, possibly four, iPhones coming …

Fresh report supports launch of iPhone SE refresh early next year

We first heard talk of a new iPhone SE model back in August, and a new report today echoes this. Labelling it the iPhone SE 2, the Chinese report suggests that it will be exclusively manufactured by Wistron in India, though for worldwide sale …<p>The supply-chain report doesn’t have any fresh details …

Tesla’s battery bank will charge your iPhone with same battery as Model S/X

For Tesla fans, the Electric vehicle/energy company just put out a iPhone/iPad powerbank “designed and inspired after Tesla’s supercharger monument at the Tesla Design Studio”.<p><i>In case you missed it last night, Tesla put on quite a show – check our sister site Electrek for all the details on the</i> …

BenQ made a surprisingly inexpensive 4K HDR projector

‘Inexpensive’ is a relative term here<p>Projectors are actually pretty good these days — just ask former <i>Verge</i> editor Chris Plante — but if you want 4K, you’re probably looking at price tags that are around 10 times what a 4K TV costs.<p>BenQ’s latest projector, the W1700 (known as the the HT2550 in the …

Gear & Gadgets

The tiny Welsh car that runs on hydrogen and emits only water

<b>(CNN) —</b> Riversimple, a small independent car manufacturer in rural Wales, is taking a bet that hydrogen vehicles will play a key part in the future of transport.<p>Former auto engineer Hugo Spowers swore off working with petrol engines 15 years ago when he began toying with the idea of building …

Alternative Fuel

Faux Hyperloop company has a plan for super-fast transport without any vacuum tubes

Hyperloop startup Arrivo's plans for super-speedy transportation have finally arrived with an ambitious new system for Denver, Colorado — but don't …

Suspect report says Apple’s A11X Bionic chip will arrive with new iPad Pro by Q2 2018

A new report today from a not-so reliable source is sharing some alleged details about Apple’s next mobile processor, the A11X Bionic chip along with when it will arrive with the new iPad Pro.<p>The latest rumors come from the Chinese site MyDrivers, which has a less than stellar track record. Back in …

Runners in the Shanghai marathon are getting a gorgeous 3D data souvenir

Runners in the past weekend's Shanghai marathon are taking home a unique personalised souvenir of their run.<p>The 30,000 runners have been invited to …

Apple is reportedly working on a laser-based 3D sensor for 2019 iPhone

More accurate sensor for better augmented reality<p>The 2017 iPhone X has only just come out, and everyone is still soaking in the animoji novelty, but rumours about Apple’s <i>2019</i> iPhone are already emerging. Bloomberg has come out with a report today that suggests Apple is developing a new “3D sensor” …

Augmented Reality

Bose Sleepbuds can silence snores and barking dogs

These smart earplugs might save your relationship<p>Two years ago we discovered a rather remarkable set of smart earplugs from a company called Hush that could silence the noise around you as you slept. Then the company suddenly went quiet, and stopped returning our calls. Now we know why: Hush was …

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